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Awareness webinar on Phase-II of China Pakistan Free Trade Agreement

Hyderabad, November 23, 2020 (PPI-OT): Ministry of Commerce and Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) organized an awareness webinar on the 2nd phase of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement on 23rd November, 2020 for the exporters of Hyderabad. The webinar was one of the series of webinars being organized by the Ministry of Commerce and TDAP across the country to disseminate the trade and export opportunities arising out of CPFTA-II, which has become operational from 1st January, 2020.

A large number of business persons from Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (HCCI), Hyderabad Chamber of Small Traders and Small Industry (HCSTSI) and Jamshoro Chamber of Commerce and Industry Jamshoro (JCCIJ) attended the webinar. Mr. Nauman Aslam, Joint Secretary (FT-I), Ministry of Commerce, Islamabad welcomed the distinguished guests and highlighted the importance of CPFTA Phase-II. Mr. Fahad Hussain Shaikh Vice President, Hyderabad Chamber of Commerce Industry (HCCI) appreciated efforts of Ministry of Commerce and TDAP. Mr. Riaz Shaikh Director General-TDAP Karachi gave a detailed Presentation on Business opportunities under Phase-II of the CPFTA to the audience.

He apprised that under CPFTA-II, China has eliminated the tariff on 313 high priority tariff lines of Pakistan’s export interest. This include Textile, Leather, Agro Food, Machinery and auto sectors etc. The exporters should take full advantage of this opportunity. An extensive Q and A Session was conducted, wherein all the queries of the participants were responded thoroughly. The event ended with a vote of thanks by Deputy Secretary (FT-I), Ministry of Commerce, Islamabad.

For more information, contact:
Director
Information and Communication Division
Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP)
3rd Floor, Block A, Finance and Trade Centre,
P.O. Box No. 1293, Shahrah-e-Faisal,
Karachi 75200, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-444-111
Tel: +92-21-99206487-90, +92-21-99201526
Fax: +92-21-99206461, +92-21-99201526
Email: tdap@tdap.gov.pk, farooque.memon@tdap.gov.pk
Website: www.tdap.gov.pk

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